The life of notable African American playwright, poet, and writer Amiri Baraka, who passed away in January, will be celebrated this Saturday at north Minneapolis's Capri Theater. The event includes performances by a slew of local artists, and is hosted by author Alexs Pate and community leader Arleta Little. Baraka, who was born Leroi Jones and was also formerly known as Imamu Amiri Baraka, was an integral force in the black arts movement of the 1960s and '70s, penning the... More >>>